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Diopside var. Malacolite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

 
Diopside var. Malacolite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Diopside var. Malacolite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Diopside var. Malacolite from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 35028
Mineral:Diopside var. Malacolite
Locality:Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada
Description:Lustrous olive-green diopside crystals with a few crystals with brighter green color. The diopside crystals are translucent and well formed. Most likely from the Orford Nickel Mine, see Famous Mineral Localities-The Orford Nickel Mine in Min. Rec.v.25#6. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:10-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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